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Antony and Cleopatra - Act 2 new

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mcleishy's version from 2015-06-03 16:05

Section 1

Question Answer
(1,8) "I shall do well, the people love me......and the sea is mine" (Pompey)'s perspective, contrasts with Caesar's perspective on the common people.
(1,45) "How the fear of us may cement their divisions......and bind up the petty difference" (Pompey) on Antony's relationship with Caesar.
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Section 2

Question Answer
(2,43) "How intend you......practised" (Antony) struggles to understand Caesar's ambiguity.
(2,76) "When rioting in Alexandria you did pocket up my letters......and with taunts did gibe my missive out of Alexandria" (Caesar) has things prepared to attack Antony with.
(2,80) "Three kings I had......newly feasted" (Antony) uses drink to excuse his actions.
(2,85) "You have broken the article......of your oath" (Caesar) to Antony.
(2,108) "If you borrow one another's love for the instant, you may......when you hear no more words of Pompey, return it against" (Enobarbus) says this in blank verse, and shows common sense.
(2,111) "Thou art a soldier only......speak no more" (Antony) is ironic considering is just a soldier.
(2,113) "The truth should be silent......I had almost forgot" (Enobarbus) shows his cheek.
(2,133) "Hose beauty claims no worse a husband......than the best of men" (Agrippa)'s description of Octavia.
(2,154) "A sister I bequeath you......whom no brother did ever love so dearly" (Caesar) to Antony.
(2,175) "Noble Antony......not sickness would detain me" (Lepidus) on plans to go into battle with Antony and Caesar; this line is ironic and foreboding.
(2,191) "There she appeared indeed......or my reporter devised well for hell" (Agrippa) jokes about Rome's spying operations with Enobarbus.
(2,230) "Royal wench! She made great Caesar lay his sword to bed......He ploughed her, and she cropped" (Agrippa) describe's Cleopatra's relationship with Julius Caesar
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Section 3

Question Answer
(2) "The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne......burned on the water"
(2) "The poop was......beaten gold"
(2) "Purple the sails, and so perfumed that......the winds were lovesick with them"
(2) "For her own person......it beggared all description"
(2) "She did make......defect perfection"
(2) "Age cannot wither her......nor custom stale her infinite variety"
(2) "She makes hungry......where she most satisfies"
(2) "For vilest things......become themselves in her"
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Section 4

Question Answer
(3,18) "Thy demon, that thy spirit which keeps thee, is noble, courageous, high, unmatchable, where Caesar's is not... ...But near him, thy angel becomes afeard, as being overpowered" (Soothsayer) warns Antony.
(3,26) "If thou dost play with him at any game......thou art sure to lose" (Soothsayer) warns Antony strongly.
(3,32) "The very dice obey him, and in our sports......my better cunning feints under his chance" (Antony)
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Section 5

Question Answer
A short, ten line, scene, showing preparations for battle in Rome. It is to convey the speed and efficiency of Rome.
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Section 6

Question Answer
(5,21) "I drunk him......to his bed" (Cleopatra) brags to the gyaldem, showing the inverted gender roles in Antony and Cleopatra's relationship.
(5,61) "The most infectious......pestilence upon thee" (Cleopatra) attacks the messenger.
(5,65) "Thou shalt be whipped with wire......and stewed in brine" (Cleopatra) to the messenger.
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Section 7

Question Answer
(6,23) "Take your......time" (Caesar) allows Pompey time to speak, and embarrass himself, in negotiation.
(6,53) "Since I saw you last......there's a change upon you" (Caesar) attempts to unsettle Pompey.
(6,79) "Enjoy thy......plainness" (Pompey) to Enobarbus.
(6,83) "Thy father, Pompey, would ne'er have......made this treaty" (Menas), in an aside, shows him ambition.
(6,119) "Octavia is of a holy, cold......and still conversation" (Enobarbus) is describing Octavia.
(6,124) "The strength of our amity shall prove......the immediate author of their variance" (Antony).
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Section 8

Question Answer
(7,1) "Some o' their plants are ill-rooted already......the least wind I 'th world will blow them down" (Servant)
(7,3) "Lepidus is......high coloured" (Servant)'s even mock Lepidus.
(7,33) "Forsake thy seat......I do beseech the captain" (Menas) speaks to Antony in a way that Agrippa would never speak to Caesar.
(7,45) "Will this description......satisfy him" (Caesar) mocks Lepidus,
(7,50) "Thou wilt hear me......rise from the stool" (Menas) speaks to Pompey disrespectfully.
(7,63) "Thou dar'st be......the earthly Jove" (Menas) shows his ambition.
(7,70) "Tis not profit that does lead mine honour......mine honour it" (Pompey) to Menas.
(7,77) "For this i'll never follow thy palled fortunes more......who seeks and will not take, when once tis' offered, shall never find it more"
(7,93) "It's a monstrous labour when I......wash my brain and it grew fouler" (Caesar)
(7,113) "Our graver business......frowns at this levity" (Caesar)
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